before congress that they needed more security, asked the state department for it and denied. this is eric nordstrom, testifying about a phone call that he had with a regional director. >> i asked for 12 agents. his response to that was you are asking for the sun, moon and the stars. and my response to him, his name is jim. i said jim you know what makes it most frustrating about this assignment. it is not the hardships, not the gun fire, not the threats, it is dealing and fighting against the people, programs, and personnel who are supposed to be supporting me. and i added it by saying for me the taliban is on the inside of of the building. >> amazing words. pennsylvania congressman and former federal prosecutor patrick eman i meehan is on the oversight committee and was asking questions at the hearing and joins us now. congressman, thanks for being with us today. >> nice to be with you, governor.